Didier Deschamps

Born: October 15, 1968 (age 49)

Height: 5'8.5" (175cm)

Hometown: Bayonne, France
Nationality: France French

France head coach Didier Deschamps during a press conference on November 11, 2013
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Career History
International2012-France
Sports Mole has 539 articles about Didier Deschamps. Articles 1 to 40:
Antoine Griezmann in action during the World Cup group game between France and Australia on June 16, 2018
Preview: France vs. Peru - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole brings you team news, predicted XIs and a full match preview of the World Cup Group C clash between France and Peru at the Ekaterinburg Arena.
13:02
Chelsea's N'Golo Kante after sustaining an injury in the game against Huddersfield Town on May 9, 2018
Frank Leboeuf: 'N'Golo Kante key to France World Cup win'
Former France international Frank Leboeuf says that midfielder N'Golo Kante will be key if Les Bleus are to win the World Cup this summer.
Jun 17, 10:37
France manager Didier Deschamps on March 19, 2018
Didier Deschamps: 'France can do a lot better'
Didier Deschamps admits that France can "do a lot better" following their narrow 2-1 win over Australia in their World Cup Group C opener at the Kazan Arena.
Jun 16, 17:08
Antoine Griezmann scores from the spot during the World Cup group game between France and Australia on June 16, 2018
Result: France edge past valiant Australia in World Cup opener
France begin their World Cup campaign with a 2-1 victory over Australia in Saturday's Group C opener in Kazan.
Jun 16, 12:54
Antoine Griezmann in action for France on June 9, 2018
Team News: Antoine Griezmann leads France attack
Antoine Griezmann will lead the France attack in their 2018 World Cup opener against Australia in Kazan.
Jun 16, 10:03
Antoine Griezmann scores from the spot during the World Cup group game between France and Australia on June 16, 2018
Live Commentary: France 2-1 Australia - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as France begin their 2018 World Cup campaign with a 2-1 victory over Australia in Group C.
Jun 16, 10:00
Paul Pogba and Hugo Lloris during a France training session in March 2018
Antoine Griezmann expects "big things" from Paul Pogba
France striker Antoine Griezmann believes that Paul Pogba has the leadership qualities to shine at the World Cup.
Jun 15, 15:57
Antoine Griezmann in action for France on June 9, 2018
Didier Deschamps: Antoine Griezmann "has freed his mind"
France boss Didier Deschamps believes that a huge weight has been lifted off Antoine Griezmann's shoulders after making an announcement about his Atletico Madrid future.
Jun 15, 14:57
France manager Didier Deschamps on March 19, 2018
Preview: France vs. Australia - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted XIs, team news and a full match preview for the World Cup Group C clash between France and Australia in Kazan.
Jun 14, 10:45
The France team line up ahead of their friendly game with the Republic of Ireland on May 28, 2018
World Cup preview: France
Ahead of this summer's World Cup in Russia, Sports Mole previews the chances of Euro 2016 runners-up France, 20 years on from lifting the trophy on home soil.
Jun 13, 09:30
Olivier Giroud in action for Chelsea in the FA Cup on April 22, 2018
Didier Deschamps plays down Olivier Giroud injury fears
France boss Didier Deschamps expects Olivier Giroud to be available for selection against Australia next weekend, despite requiring a number of stitches to a head injury.
Jun 10, 15:51
France manager Didier Deschamps on March 19, 2018
Didier Deschamps: 'France ready to show explosivity and speed in Russia'
France manager Didier Deschamps claims that his side will be ready to demonstrate "explosivity and speed" when the 2018 World Cup gets underway in Russia.
Jun 10, 12:20
Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann in action during the 2018 Europa League final on May 16, 2018
Antoine Griezmann future to be decided "this week"
Antoine Griezmann says that a decision over his future will likely be made "this week", with Barcelona reportedly attempting to poach him from Atletico Madrid.
Jun 10, 11:41
Paul Pogba and Hugo Lloris during a France training session in March 2018
Didier Deschamps stands by Hugo Lloris after costly error
Didier Deschamps defends the form of Hugo Lloris following the Tottenham Hotspur and France star's latest goalkeeping error.
Jun 10, 10:28
France manager Didier Deschamps on March 19, 2018
Result: Kylian Mbappe rescues draw for France against USA
Kylian Mbappe nets a late equaliser as France rescue a 1-1 draw against the USA in their final international friendly ahead of the World Cup finals.
Jun 9, 22:01
Zinedine Zidane announces his Real Madrid departure at a press conference on May 31, 2018
Zinedine Zidane ruled out of running to manage France
French Football Federation president Noel Le Graet reiterates that Didier Deschamps will stay in charge of the national side until at least 2020.
Jun 9, 19:11
Paul Pogba and Hugo Lloris during a France training session in March 2018
France boss Didier Deschamps: 'Paul Pogba can't do everything'
France boss Didier Deschamps defends star man Paul Pogba ahead of the 2018 World Cup, insisting that Les Bleus have the "complete midfielder" in their ranks.
Jun 9, 15:48
Paul Pogba and Hugo Lloris during a France training session in March 2018
Didier Deschamps: 'Paul Pogba has to raise his game for France'
France manager Didier Deschamps once again defends the form of Paul Pogba and insists that the midfielder is effectively undroppable for Les Bleus.
Jun 3, 13:33
Paul Pogba and Hugo Lloris during a France training session in March 2018
Didier Deschamps defends Paul Pogba after jeers in France friendly
France head coach Didier Deschamps defends Paul Pogba after the Manchester United midfielder was jeered by home fans during the nation's 3-1 win over Italy on Friday.
Jun 2, 12:53
Anthony Martial in action during the Champions League game between Manchester United and Basel on September 12, 2017
William Gallas: 'Anthony Martial missed World Cup chance'
Former France international William Gallas insists that Manchester United winger Anthony Martial only has his own form to blame for failing to make the World Cup squad.
May 28, 19:30
Martin O'Neill in charge of the Republic of Ireland in October 2017
Live Commentary: France 2-0 Republic of Ireland - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of France's 2-0 win over Republic of Ireland, as Les Bleus got the job done with two late first-half goals.
May 28, 19:00
Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri pictured in June 2017
Juventus 'in negotiations for Adrien Rabiot'
Juventus are in negotiations with Paris Saint-Germain over the signing of Adrien Rabiot, according to a report.
May 24, 22:46
General view inside the Emirates, taken September 2016
Report: Arsenal to swoop for Paris Saint-Germain's Adrien Rabiot
A report claims that Adrien Rabiot is being eyed up by Arsenal, who are ready to pounce on the uncertainty surrounding the midfielder's Paris Saint-Germain future.
May 24, 09:59
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Didier Deschamps hits out at Paris Saint-Germain's Adrien Rabiot
France boss Didier Deschamps says that Adrien Rabiot made "a huge mistake" by asking to be taken off the standby list for his country's 2018 World Cup squad.
May 23, 19:37
Manchester United winger Anthony Martial in action during the Europa League clash with Saint-Etienne at Old Trafford on February 16, 2017
David Ginola: 'Anthony Martial should consider Manchester United future'
David Ginola believes that Anthony Martial may need to consider leaving Manchester United following his omission from France's World Cup squad.
May 19, 15:38
Manchester United winger Anthony Martial in action during the Europa League clash with Saint-Etienne at Old Trafford on February 16, 2017
Anthony Martial, Alexandre Lacazette fail to make France World Cup squad
Manchester United forward Anthony Martial and Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette miss out on a place in France's squad for this summer's World Cup in Russia.
May 17, 21:14
Laurent Koscielny receives his marching orders during the Champions League game between Arsenal and Bayern Munich on March 7, 2017
France boss Didier Deschamps: 'Laurent Koscielny out of World Cup'
France boss Didier Deschamps confirms that Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny will miss this summer's World Cup in Russia with a suspected Achilles injury.
May 5, 15:51
Arsene Wenger during the Premier League match between Arsenal and West Ham United on April 22, 2018
Arsene Wenger 'rejects Paris Saint-Germain offer'
Outgoing Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger reportedly turns down the chance to take over at PSG and instead wants to be in charge of the French national team.
May 1, 09:08
Anthony Martial in action during the Champions League game between Manchester United and Basel on September 12, 2017
Didier Deschamps: 'Manchester United want to keep Anthony Martial'
France manager Didier Deschamps says that Manchester United are unlikely to sell Anthony Martial to Juventus.
Apr 6, 15:39
Anthony Martial in action during the Champions League game between Manchester United and Basel on September 12, 2017
Didier Deschamps to give Anthony Martial opinions on future
France head coach Didier Deschamps plans to give Anthony Martial his opinion amid speculation linking the winger to Juventus.
Apr 5, 20:12
Paul Pogba is pursued by Georginio Wijnaldum during the World Cup qualifier between France and the Netherlands on August 31, 2017
Jose Mourinho denies holding talks with Didier Deschamps over Paul Pogba
Jose Mourinho insists that he has not held discussions with Didier Deschamps over how to get the best out of Paul Pogba, contrary to recent press reports.
Mar 30, 14:37
Antoine Griezmann flaunts his locks during the World Cup qualifier between France and the Netherlands on August 31, 2017
Didier Deschamps happy with France display in win over Russia
Didier Deschamps is happy with the way France created chances against Russia after shifting from a 4-2-3-1 formation to a 4-3-3.
Mar 28, 17:58
Paul Pogba chills during the World Cup qualifier between France and the Netherlands on August 31, 2017
Result: Kylian Mbappe, Paul Pogba on scoresheet as France beat Russia
Kylian Mbappe and Paul Pogba both get on the scoresheet as France register a 3-1 victory over Russia in Tuesday's friendly in Saint Petersburg.
Mar 27, 18:43
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho on the touchline ahead of the Premier League match against Sunderland on April 9, 2017
Didier Drogba: 'Jose Mourinho likes Paul Pogba a lot'
Chelsea legend Didier Drogba believes that the fiery relationship between Jose Mourinho and Paul Pogba is due to the Manchester United manager's fondness for his player.
Mar 25, 18:53
Jose Mourinho covers his ears during the FA Cup quarter-final between Manchester United and Brighton & Hove Albion on March 17, 2018
Report: Paul Pogba, Jose Mourinho barely on speaking terms at Manchester United
Paul Pogba and Jose Mourinho are barely on speaking terms and are communicating via Manchester United assistant boss Rui Faria, according to a report.
Mar 25, 09:54
Paul Pogba chills during the World Cup qualifier between France and the Netherlands on August 31, 2017
Antoine Griezmann: 'Paul Pogba must show his quality'
France striker Antoine Griezmann insists that Paul Pogba is in a good mood and ready to prove a point, having been overlooked for Manchester United selection of late.
Mar 21, 20:14
Paul Pogba chills during the World Cup qualifier between France and the Netherlands on August 31, 2017
Didier Deschamps: 'Paul Pogba must turn focus back to France duties'
Didier Deschamps is unsure what is behind Paul Pogba's loss of form for Manchester United, but urges the midfielder to now focus on France's upcoming friendlies.
Mar 19, 18:14
Paul Pogba chills during the World Cup qualifier between France and the Netherlands on August 31, 2017
Didier Deschamps: 'Paul Pogba will get back to his best at Manchester United'
France manager Didier Deschamps eases concerns over Paul Pogba's recent dip in form and backs the Manchester United midfielder to get back to his best.
Mar 16, 12:53
Manchester City full-back Benjamin Mendy in action during his side's Premier League clash with Liverpool on September 9, 2017
Pep Guardiola: 'Benjamin Mendy will not be rushed back'
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says he will be cautious with bringing Benjamin Mendy back into action, following the Frenchman's six-month spell on the sidelines.
Mar 12, 13:43
Paul Pogba chills during the World Cup qualifier between France and the Netherlands on August 31, 2017
Didier Deschamps: 'Paul Pogba having a very good season'
France manager Didier Deschamps defends Paul Pogba, hailing the Manchester United midfielder's season so far as "very, very good".
Feb 21, 15:07

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